DEMOCRATS: The Head of the Party

Franklin Roosevelt passed two anniversaries last week. Twenty years ago, the Democratic Party notified him of his nomination for Vice President (with forlorn Jim Cox). Eight years ago, in the library at Hyde Park house, he first met and charmed Henry Agard Wallace, who lived to be Mr. Roosevelt's Secretary of Agriculture and 1940 choice for the Vice-Presidency. If the President remembered the first anniversary, he gave no sign of it. Henry Wallace, again with his friend and chief at Hyde Park, had to remind him of the second one. "That's right!"...

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